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Minsi Trails Council Unit Re-Chartering

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  1. Chartering Info for Units - Fees/User Guide/Training Video
  2. Support contact info
  3. Details on Timeline
  4. Charter "Help" Appointments 

1. 2021 Fall Re-Chartering Info for Units

Internet Re-charter 2.0 is scheduled to release on October 15th for all units to submit their renewals online. We have created an FAQ below, along with an Internet Re-charter User Guide to give you the opportunity to review the new platform and provide the necessary tools to your council staff when supporting the volunteers with submitting their Internet Charter Renewal. An instructional video walking the viewer through each step of the new Internet Re-charter 2.0 experience will be coming soon.  

BSA Local Council Fees

User Guide - How To Training Internet Re-Charter

2. District Support Field Staff

Monroe District - Covering the Units Chartered in Monroe County, PA

Edward Schaefer - District Executive
(610) 465-8571 l edward.schaefer@scouting.org

Northampton District - Covering the Units Chartered in Northampton County, PA

Michael Wells  - District Director 
(610) 465-8560 l michael.wells@scouting.org 

Warren District - Covering the Units Chartered in Warren County, NJ

Tim Hands - District Executive   
(610) 465-8564 l timothy.hands@scouting.org 

Lehigh District - Covering the Units Chartered in Lehigh County, PA

Diane Lariar - District Director    
(610) 465-8563 l diane.lariar@scouting.org 

Tara Craig - District Executive
(610) 465-850 | tara.craig@scouting.org

Carbon-Luzerne District - Covering the Units Chartered in Carbon County and Lower Luzerne County

Mike Borgman - District Executive   
(610) 465-8575 l mike.borgman@scouting.org 


3. Details and Key Documents

  1. By or as of November 1, 2021 - Unit Charter Packets will be available through November Roundtable or by appointment with your District Executive.  Included in packets are important documents pertaining to how to re-charter, needed Leader Trainings, and PA Act 15 Clearance expirations.
     
    1. Please note:  All those adults needing to renew PA Act 15 clearances should turn them into the Unit Committee Chair. This will streamline the process to one central point for the charter period.  Outside the charter period, PA Act 15 clearances should be submitted to council.
       
    2. If a Scouting professional or unit commissioner had provided you a copy of the PA Act 15 Unit clearance report, here is a sample to understand what it means. Sample Unit Clearance Report
       
  2. National Council BSA Membership Fees FAQ
       
  3. Each Unit should appoint one individual called the Renewal Processor.  This person is responsible for completing the online process. The Processor needs to have access to a computer and a quality printer.
     
  4. Re-charter system opens on October 15, 2021.
     
  5. All units charter to be fully completed by December 31, 2021. 

 


4. Charter Help Appointments (Ended December 3)

Please refer to the above District Support Staff for direct support. 

Online Virtual Charter Renewal Q & A Help Sessions  No Registration needed. CLICK HERE TO JOIN! Join Zoom...
Online Virtual Charter Renewal Q & A Help Sessions  No Registration needed. CLICK HERE TO JOIN! Join Zoom...
Online Virtual Charter Renewal Q & A Help Sessions  No Registration needed. CLICK HERE TO JOIN! Join Zoom...
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Online Virtual Charter Renewal Q & A Help Sessions  No Registration needed. CLICK HERE TO JOIN! Join Zoom...
Online Virtual Charter Renewal Q & A Help Sessions  No Registration needed. CLICK HERE TO JOIN! Join Zoom...
Online Virtual Charter Renewal Q & A Help Sessions  No Registration needed. CLICK HERE TO JOIN! Join Zoom...
The Northampton District Committee meeting is held the first Wednesday of every month at the Council Office.  Please contact Mike Caffrey...
  2022 Monroe District Recharter Day Thursday, December 8th Monroe County Control Center Please register for a block of time to arrive to...
We will be having the 2022 Warren District Recharter Day on December 8th at the District Committee Meeting. We will begin at 7:00pm until 9:00pm....
Please join us for the Warren District Committee meeting and Roundtable. All units are asked to have representation but all are...
Online Virtual Charter Renewal Q & A Help Sessions  No Registration needed. CLICK HERE TO JOIN! Join Zoom...
NRA RSO     (Range Safety Officer) Date - Saturday December 10th 2022 Location- Camp Trexler- Nature Lodge  8am to 5pm...
The 2022 Northampton Recharter Day will be held on December 10th from 8:00am-3:00pm At Wind Gap Fire Hall (111 N Broadway Wind...
        The Monroe Merit Badge College    Updated with additional badges and Chaplain's Aid...
NRA Basic Rifle Date - Saturday Dec. 17th Location- Camp Minsi- Weytrex Side A 8am to 6pm Sat. This course is at least 8-hours long and...
"Deck the camp with Scouting spirit. Fa la-la-la-la, la-la-la-la..." Come out to Camp Trexler in Jonas, PA for our annual holiday...
Monthly meeting of the Minsi Trails Council Commissioners 3rd Tuesday at 7:30 pm https://powerschool.zoom.us/j/95244083745?from=addon Council...
The Northampton District Commissioner Meeting is held the 4th Wednesday of every month in the Large Conference Room of the Minsi Trails...
The Northampton District Committee meeting is held the first Wednesday of every month at the Council Office.  Please contact Mike Caffrey...
Carbon/Luzerne Meetings will be in person starting in October The District Roundtable and a combined Commissioner/Committee meeting will be...
Lodge Family Banquet January 7, 2023 at Stroudsmoor Country Inn   Click REGISTER below to register for this...
This event has been cancelled. It is asked that units consider participating in the Monroe Klondike Derby scheduled for January 27-29 at Camp...
Save the Date 2023 Monroe Klondike Derby Additional information will be posted as soon as it is...
2023 Council Recognition Dinner You’re invited to help honor and recognize Scouting volunteers from throughout Minsi Trails...
The Northampton District Committee meeting is held the first Wednesday of every month at the Council Office.  Please contact Mike Caffrey...
Carbon/Luzerne Meetings will be in person starting in October The District Roundtable and a combined Commissioner/Committee meeting will be...
  Come experience winter at Camp Minsi with a day of fun on the frozen water of Stillwater Lake. Programs will run from 9AM to...
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PROFESSIONAL OFFICE HOURS OF OPERATIONS:
(610) 264-8551
10 AM – 5 PM (Monday  – Friday)
Closed Saturday & Sunday

 

SCOUT SHOP HOURS OF OPERATIONS:
(610) 266-7770
Temporary Closed (Monday-Friday)
Temporary Closed (Saturday)
Closed Sunday

 

PHYSICAL ADDRESS
991 Postal Road, Allentown, PA 18109

MAILING ADDRESS
P.O Box 20624, Lehigh Valley, PA 18002-0624